Bontoc LGU allows resumption of provincial bus trips

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Bontoc Municipal Inter-Agency Task Force (MIATF) has recently decided to allow the resumption of provincial bus trips to and from this town to places outside the province. This was the consensus of the MIATF, headed by Mayor Franklin Odsey, during a meeting on November 23, 2020, at the Mayor’s Conference Hall, Bontoc Municipal Capitol. However, […]

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COVID active cases down to 8%, recovery up to 91%, DOH – CAR reports

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 23 (PIA) – – The Cordillera region’s Coronavirus Disease active cases are now going down while recovery rate of patients continues to increase in the region, but health authorities advise the public to remain vigilant and to keep on observing the minimum health standards and safety protocols. Department of Health Center for Health and Development-Cordillera (DOH – […]

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Cordillera is food sufficient: DA

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Agriculture (DA) said the Cordillera Autonomous Region (CAR) is food sufficient, allowing it to supply other regions. DA-CAR Regional Executive Director Dr. Cameron P. Odsey, in a meeting on Monday, said Cordillera’s extra production of agricultural products allows it to sell and supply the needs of other regions of the country. Odsey said Cordillera […]

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Bontoc LGU to procure swift water search and rescue equipment

Bontoc, Mountain Province – The Bontoc Municipal Government will procure swift water search and rescue equipment this year. Bontoc Mayor Franklin C. Odsey, who also chairs the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (MDRRMC), made this pronouncement during a post-evaluation meeting of the council on November 25, 2020, at the Bontoc Emergency Operations Center. Also present during the meeting […]

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Converge ICT told to craft plan to address internet outages

The city legislators, in a resolution, urged Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. to formulate a technical and business plan to improve its internet services in the city. The council required the internet service provider to submit the said plan within 20 days. This, after Converge ICT subscribers expressed dissatisfaction about poor and intermittent internet connectivity they have experienced over the past […]

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DTI – CAR reports continuing support to Cordillera MSMEs

BAGUIO CITY- – The Department of Trade and Industry affirms continuing support to Cordillera Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in this time of Coronavirus pandemic and calls for public suppor through patronage of local products and services. DTI – CAR Assistant Regional Director Juliet Lucas reported in the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG – CAR)- led […]

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DPWH completing 806 isolation beds in CAR

BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) is putting up a total of 806 isolation and quarantine beds in the region, an official of the agency said on Wednesday. Engr. Nelia Antonio, chief of the DPWH-CAR maintenance division, said there are seven facilities and the government is spending PHP64,565,394 to […]

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